The table below looks at the statistics for SWOT Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWOT Analysis over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SWOT Analysis
Rank 607 604 573
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing SWOT Analysis 13 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.017% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£550 £400 £917
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -56.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £917
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -56.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

SWOT Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SWOT Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK.

SWOT Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SWOT Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK.

SWOT Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 8 £550 +37.50%
Scotland - 5 £325 -
London -2 3 £600 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Essex - 2 £465 -
East of England - 2 £465 -
South West -8 1 - -
South East -11 1 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £465 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Stirling - 1 - -

SWOT Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SWOT Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SWOT Analysis.

1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) UML
2 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
3 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
4 6 (22.22%) BPR
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security
5 5 (18.52%) GIS
5 5 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
5 5 (18.52%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (14.81%) LTE
6 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) 3GPP
6 4 (14.81%) 3G
6 4 (14.81%) Economics
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Legal
7 3 (11.11%) Retail
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC

SWOT Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SWOT Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SWOT Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) 3G
2 4 (14.81%) LTE
2 4 (14.81%) 3GPP
3 2 (7.41%) VoLTE
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 15 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Strategy Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Architecture Manager
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) GIS
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Economics
3 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) UML
3 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
4 6 (22.22%) BPR
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security
5 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (11.11%) BPMN
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MOS
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Cadence